Here are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that our sister site mHealthWatch been monitoring this past week.
iheart Now Available Globally
VitalSines, Inc. the team behind iheart — the world’s “most accurate biological health reader” — has just announced the heart-monitoring technology is widely available for purchase.
HealthTap Aims to Make Virtual Care More Affordable
HealthTap, a global health practice providing 24/7 immediate access to doctors via video, text or voice, says that Virtual Consults on the HealthTap platform will now be covered by health insurance.
Philips, Macquarie University and Emory Launching a First in Australian Healthcare
Ahead of the weekend, mHealthWatch learned that Royal Philips, Macquarie University’s MQ Health in Sydney and Emory Healthcare in Atlanta, Georgia, announced the launch of Australia’s first – and only – remote intensive care unit (eICU) monitoring program, to improve the outcomes of high risk patients in most need of ‘round-the-clock’ observation.
Takeda Launches Wearable Digital Technology Pilot Program
On Monday, Takeda Pharmaceuticals announced the launch of a pilot digital technology program to support patients and physicians with the management of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
GE Healthcare Plans to Fund up to $50M for Global Health Startups
Major Money Raised for Low IncomeAhead of the weekend, mHealthWatch learned that GE Healthcare — the $18 billion healthcare technology division of GE — has launched the company’s first healthcare accelerator, five.eight, aimed at improving healthcare outcomes for the world’s developing economies.
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